What is Google Fiber and How Does it Impact The Telecom Industry
What is Google Fiber and How Does it Impact The Telecom Industry Six years ago, Google launched what was (at that time) thought to be just an experimental project called Google Fiber. Originating in the Kansas City metropolitan area, Fiber was established under the Access division of Alphabet, Inc. and… Read More >
Why Do Your Customers Require a Waiver of Subrogation?
Why Do Your Customers Require a Waiver of Subrogation? If your customers’ businesses are involved in an incident including your telecommunications contractors and a third party, they want to protect themselves and prevent your insurer from pursuing subrogation against them. A waiver of subrogation helps them do just that. What… Read More >
Top 10 Risks in the Cell Tower Industry
Top 10 Risks in the Cell Tower Industry Demand for the services of the cell tower industry has been on the rise. The upside of this is more revenue and more jobs. The downside is a greater risk. Cell tower climbers perform exceptionally hazardous work, arguably one of the most… Read More >
Insurance Coverage Requirements in the Telecom Industry
Insurance Coverage Requirements in the Telecom Industry The sometimes hazardous nature of the telecom business makes insurance especially important for companies in this industry. In addition to general liability and standard commercial insurance policies, there are other insurance coverage requirements for those in Telecom. Special Insurance for Telecom Companies Workers’… Read More >
What is the Most Effective Way to Track Training?
What is the Most Effective Way to Track Training? The more traditional method of training telecom employees used to be ineffective and impede on the autonomy of the contractor. Displacing workers for training sessions while out on the field will do more harm than good since you are removing them… Read More >
Why Do My Customers Require Mod Less Than 1.00?
Why Do My Customers Require Mod Less Than 1.00? Unfortunately, employee accidents are a fact of life in the telecommunications industry. However, how you manage your job sites to help prevent accidents can not only keep your insurance premiums down but can even help encourage new customers to do business… Read More >
Third Party Crime Coverage: What it Means For You
Third Party Crime Coverage: What it Means For You If you, your employees, or sub-contractors regularly go into a client’s place of business to deliver services, they may require you to carry third party crime insurance. This would protect your customer from the theft of property on the project you… Read More >
Why You Need Pollution Coverage
Why You Need Pollution Coverage Generally, pollution coverage is required by the customers you are doing work for. If your company refuels generators at cell tower sites or if you do change batteries out you will be most likely required to carry this coverage. If you do not do this… Read More >
What Types of Insurance Do You Need to be Covered Properly?
What Types of Insurance Do You Need to be Covered Properly? If you work with telecommunications industry you know that it can often be difficult to find an insurance company that will underwrite all of the types of insurance that such a contractor needs. Many insurance companies have no interest… Read More >
Hold Harmless Agreements
Hold Harmless Agreements First, if you are a telecommunications company your customers require you to sign hold harmless agreements. Second, if you are a telecommunications company and you use subcontractors you need to require a hold harmless agreement with all of your subcontractors. What is a hold harmless agreement? A… Read More >